The Conductor Holiday Cocktail

The holiday season creates an enchanting atmosphere at Belmond Charleston Place. With festive decorations and the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) train display, the hotel magically comes alive. Located on the lobby level, the Thoroughbred Club features special holiday drinks, available for a limited time. The Conductor, created in honor of the hotel’s VSOE train display, wraps the sweet smell of holiday treats into a must-try drink.

The Conductor:

  • 1.5 oz. Wild Turkey American Honey, infused with vanilla bean and cinnamon
  • 1 oz. Hoodoo Chicory liquer 
  • 1 oz. lemon juice
  • 1 round lemon slice, for garnish
  • Granulated sugar, for garnish

Rub a lemon slice along the rim of a martini glass, then dip the glass into a dish of sugar. Combine all liquid ingredients in a shaker with ice. Stir,  then strain liquid into the glass.  Garnish with lemon slice.

For the bourbon infusion: Place one vanilla bean and and one cinnamon stick in the Wild Turkey American Honey bottle and let it infuse for at least a week. Strain before using. 

With an intimate setting and live music, the Thoroughbred Club is the perfect spot for a group gathering or to cozy up with a loved one. Stop by to indulge in this holiday drink or create it at home for your next holiday party. Toast to the season!

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Start a Holiday Tradition at Belmond Charleston Place

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, with the streets decked out in holiday finery, homes strung with garland and the magical sound of carriages clip-clopping through the streets of Charleston. If you lean more towards palm trees and sunshine for winter weather, look no further than starting your own holiday tradition at Belmond Charleston Place.

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Allow yourself to be transported back in time with tours through the Aiken-Rhett House Museum and Nathaniel Russell House. These homes are rich in history, and widely recognized as icons in Charleston, offering a glimpse into life during the 19th century. Seasonally decorated, these homes exemplify the city’s approach to preserve the beauty of historic landmarks.

Nathaniel Russell and Aiken-Rhett Houses

Continue your new holiday traditions by exploring picturesque Charleston. Stroll along King Street, feast your eyes on the beautiful and abundant decorations, and continue to Marion Square with a cup of hot chocolate and view the colorful and enchanting lights and decorated trees.

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Prior to retiring to your luxurious accommodations, visit the lobby level of Belmond Charleston Place for its most beloved and memorable tradition, the holiday train. Designed and exclusively built in 1999 by Promotional Railroad of Piedmont, S.C., this beautiful G-scale train display features a replica of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE). With a hand-carved eight-foot mountain, hundreds of handcrafted trees, and a small-scale world of shops, inns and hotels, the VSOE holiday train takes visitors on a snow-covered journey through alpine Europe.

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Let the elevators whisk you away to your suite, and continue to revel in festive celebrations with your loved ones. Indulge in a private holiday meal, served by a butler and prepared by our award-winning chefs. Allow us to focus on the details, while you focus on your friends and family. With our award-winning food and beverage program, and completely customizable menu, this will be a tradition to continue for years.

With mild winters, beautiful décor and joyous festivities, this season is the perfect time to visit Charleston and start your own holiday traditions. Experience this blissful time at Belmond Charleston Place for a holiday to remember. Book now> 

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Gifts to Indulge and Rejuvenate


Holiday gift giving can be tricky when it comes to showing your appreciation for the special ones in your life. The Spa at Belmond Charleston Place has gifts to boost the glamour for each person on your list. From speciality massages and treatments, to skin products for your little one, The Spa offers a variety of gifts that are sure to impress all of your family and friends.

Margaret Dabbs 3 Step Kit:
The 3 Step Kit from Margaret Dabbs keeps your pedicure lasting longer with simple and effective foot maintenance at home. With a professional foot file,

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exfoliating foot mousse and a hydrating foot lotion, this kit is suitable for the man or woman in your life. Pair this gift with our signature Spa Pedicure which reenergizes your soles during the dreary winter days.

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Give the gift that will turn heads this season. Women will jump for joy over these handmade python-skin-covered bags, wallet and chic sneakers. With a variety of color options to choose from, the hot pink python-covered Converse are absolute show stoppers and will have your lady swooning when she sees them under the tree.

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Wash with Water
 Locally crafted right here in Charleston, these organic bath products perfectly nourish a baby’s delicate skin even during the harsh winter months. The ideal gift for any mother or child, the 2-in-1 shampoo and body wash is specifically made for those with sensitive skin, leaving long-lasting moisture. Wash with Water products create the perfect stocking stuffers for your little ones.

 

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Belmond Gift Card
 The holidays can be a busy and stressful time for everyone, so give the gift of relaxation with a Belmond Gift Card. Treat your special someone or yourself this holiday season with a lush spa treatment that will help rejuvenate you from the hustle and bustle of the holidays. With treatments for men, women and children, a gift card to The Spa is a gift that loved ones will ask for for years to come.

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With a variety of gifts and products to choose from, The Spa at Belmond Charleston Place is the perfect place for your luxurious holiday gift giving needs. Celebrate your loved ones with blissful gifts that will “wow” them this Christmas season.

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